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Transition request: First Public Working Draft of "XProc: An XML Pipeline Language"

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 15:32:30 -0400
To: timbl@w3.org, steve@w3.org
Cc: chairs@w3.org, Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <87venp0vu9.fsf@nwalsh.com>
The XML Processing Model WG requests that the Director approve the
publication of the following document:

    XProc: An XML Pipeline Language

as the First Public Working Draft of a Recommendation-track
specification. We propose to publish this document on 28 Sep 2006 with
a short name of "xproc" and an undated URI of

The WG directed the chair to make this request at its telcon[1]
of 14 Sep 2006.

The abstract and status of this document read:


   This specification describes the syntax and semantics of XProc: An
   XML Pipeline Language, a language for describing operations to be
   performed on XML documents.

   An XML Pipeline specifies a sequence of operations to be performed
   on one or more XML documents, producing one or more XML documents
   as output. Steps in the pipeline may read or write non-XML
   resources as well. Status of this Document


   This section describes the status of this document at the time of
   its publication. Other documents may supersede this document. A
   list of current W3C publications and the latest revision of this
   technical report can be found in the W3C technical reports index at

   This document was produced by the XML Processing Model Working
   Group which is part of the XML Activity. Publication as a Working
   Draft does not imply endorsement by the W3C Membership. This is a
   draft document and may be updated, replaced or obsoleted by other
   documents at any time. It is inappropriate to cite this document as
   other than work in progress.

   This is a first public Working Draft, based on the previously
   published Requirements Document. Although not all the details of
   the design are complete, the Working Group has chosen early
   publication in order to show the direction we are heading and to
   encourage feedback from potential users.

   Please send comments about this document to
   public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org (public archives are

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   February 2004 W3C Patent Policy. W3C maintains a public list of any
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Norman Walsh,
for the XML Processing Model Working Group

[1] http://www.w3.org/2006/09/14-xproc-minutes.html#action02

Norman Walsh
XML Standards Architect
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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